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Krishnadev Calamur

Deputy Washington Editor

Krishnadev Calamur is NPR's deputy Washington editor. In this role, he helps oversee planning of the Washington desk's news coverage. He also edits NPR's Supreme Court coverage. Previously, Calamur was an editor and staff writer at The Atlantic. This is his second stint at NPR, having previously worked on NPR's website from 2008-15. Calamur received an M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri.

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A demonstrator holds a sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, which heard arguments over the Affordable Care Act Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Appears Likely To Uphold Obamacare

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President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies during the second day of her Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett looks over to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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President Trump reacts to the news of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday on the tarmac of Bemidji Regional Airport in Minnesota. Brendan Smialowski /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College delegates are required to support the presidential candidate who wins their state. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Justices Fear 'Chaos' If Electoral College Delegates Have Free Rein

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President Trump's pre-presidential financial records were the subject of Tuesday's arguments before the Supreme Court. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Will Supreme Court Bail Out Trump In Subpoenas For Financial Records?

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether Religious Schools Can Fire Lay Workers

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The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction of key aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in connection with the "Bridgegate" scandal. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Overturns Convictions In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

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Nuns rally outside the Supreme Court in 2016 following oral arguments in seven cases dealing with religious organizations that want to ban contraceptives from their health insurance policies. The court is hearing arguments in a related case on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fervor Vs Compromise At Supreme Court Birth Control Arguments

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